Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Spirited AGM

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The Gallery held its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, May 29. The meeting provided an overview of KW|AG’s 2011 year and unveiled newly elected board members. KW|AG Executive Director Shirley Madill reminded everyone of the excellent programs and exhibitions the … Continue reading

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Creating Community Art

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Lutherwood was awarded a Region of Waterloo Arts Fund grant to create a community art piece symbolizing the physical transformation of their facility on Benjamin Road and the ongoing, inner transformations of the youth in their care. Program coordinators at … Continue reading

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Still Gathering (and Giving Hope)

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The Gather at the Gallery program is celebrating a year long success. The program was created by the Alzheimer Society of Kitchener-Waterloo to give recently diagnosed individuals and their caregivers a chance to take part in different visual art activities … Continue reading

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Lunchin’ and learnin’ with KW|AG and KPL

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By Emily Gove, KW|AG and KPL Community Programmer Over four Wednesdays in April and May, more than 90 attendees joined us for our new lunchtime lecture series in partnership with the Kitchener Public Library, Contemporary Art 101.  Each 30 minute lecture … Continue reading

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What a Situation!

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Friday night the Gallery held an Opening Reception for the newest exhibitions, Emotional Blackmail and Situational Comedy. Ahead of the opening Emotional Blackmail curators Markús Þór Andrésson and Chen Tamir lead an enthusiastic tour of their exhibit for more than 30 visitors. The pair … Continue reading

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Help Create KW|AG’s Summer Exhibition!

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This summer the Gallery will be displaying works from our Permanent Collection as part of the exhibition Collecting Resonance: Works from KW|AG’s Permanent Collection (on view July 18 – September 16, 2012). We have more than 4,000 works in our … Continue reading

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Artists Tackle Subject of Water

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By Nicole Neufeld, KW|AG Director of Public Programs Last Thursday, KW|AG hosted a pair of artist talks on the topic of water. International artists, Basia Irland and Gu Xiong talked about their involvement in an artist research project called Immersion Emergencies … Continue reading

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What is Art?

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Over the years, art has often shocked society into feeling a strong emotion. The following are just a few of the artworks discussed by KW|AG Executive Director Shirley Madill during her Dirty Pictures talk at the Gallery on April 18. … Continue reading

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